Monster 1200

Shape and function

The performance and fluidity of the new Testastretta 11° DS engine, the versatility of the three Riding Modes, the comfort of the adjustable seat and passenger handles make the Monster 1200 a bike that is capable of adapting to any occasion, so that you can follow your instincts in every situation. The unmistakeable Monster design is truly iconic and means there is no limit to your enjoyment.

Technical specification

  • Type: Testastretta 11° L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
  • Displacement: 1198.4cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 106 x 67.9mm
  • Compression ratio: 12.5:1
  • ▂Power: 99.3 kW (135 hp) @ 8,750 rpm
  • ▂Torque: 118 Nm (87 lb-ft) @ 7,250 rpm
  • Fuel injection: Electronic fuel injection system, 53mm throttle bodies with full Ride by Wire
  • Exhaust: Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin aluminium mufflers
  • Gearbox: 6 speed
  • Primary drive: Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
  • Ratio: 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=27/20 4=24/22 5=23/24 6=22/25
  • Final drive: Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 41
  • Clutch Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run.
  • Frame: Tubular steel Trellis frame attached to the cylinders head
  • Front suspension: 43mm fully adjustable usd forks
  • Front wheel: 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50" x 17"
  • Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
  • Rear suspension: Progressive linkage with adjustable monoshock. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
  • Rear wheel: 10-spoke in light alloy 6.00 x 17
  • Rear tyre: 190/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso III
  • Front wheel travel: 130mm (5.1in)
  • Rear wheel travel: 152mm (5.9in)
  • Front brake: 2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo M4-32 callipers, 4-pistons, radial pump with ABS as standard
  • Rear brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper with ABS as standard equipment
  • Instrumentation: Colour TFT display
  • Dry weight: 182kg (401lb)
    Weight data refers to the dry weight of the motorcycle without battery, lubricants and coolants for liquid-cooled models.
  • Wet weight (KERB:) 209Kg (461lb)
    Kerb weights indicate total bike weight with all operating consumable liquids and a fuel tank filled to 90% of capacity (as per EC standard 93/93).
  • Seat height: Adjustable 785 - 810 mm (30.9 - 31.9)
  • Wheelbase: 1511mm (59.5in)
  • Rake: 24,3°
  • Trail: 93.2mm (3.7in)
  • Fuel tank capacity: 17.5l - (4.6 US gal)
  • Number of seats: Dual seat